When it comes to climate change and energy costs, it’s hard to find anyone more vulnerable than a person living in a low-lying island nation. Rising sea levels and extreme weather threaten islands, and fluctuations in fossil fuel prices limit their economic vitality.
Colombia is on the frontier of a new future. The nation is nearing a major peace agreement, bringing an end to more than 50 years of conflict that claimed over 200,000 lives and displaced six million citizens.
Earlier this month, President Clinton took over our Instagram account to share moments from his trip visiting Foundation projects in Latin America.
By creating social enterprises that address market gaps in supply and distribution chains, the Clinton Giustra Enterprise Partnership is helping individuals in underserved communities work themselves out of poverty.
This blog is part of a series where Donna Shalala, President of the Clinton Foundation, shares updates on Clinton Foundation programs.
According to the World Bank, 70% of the global poor live in rural areas, and most of them rely on agriculture for their livelihoods.